# Finely control line spacing when already using the setspace package?

I'm using setspace to double-space an article (as it's widely known, this package behaves more intelligently than \linespread, Double line spacing alread covers the details).

\usepackage{setspace}
\doublespacing

However, I'd like to finely adjust the "double" spacing so I can control the overall length of the paper. If I use \linespread, I go back to the less intelligent mechanism. Is there a way to fine tune what the setspace package does?

My question is specific to the article and, perhaps, report document classes. I'm saying this because some googling found some tricks specific to the memoir class.

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